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Kara Walker Gallery Exploration
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Hear curator Gary Garrels in conversation with artist Kara Walker about her 1999 work No mere words can Adequately reflect the Remorse this Negress feels at having been Cast into such a lowly state by her former Masters and so it is with a Humble heart that she brings about their physical Ruin and earthly Demise. The installation, featuring Walker's signature cut-paper silhouettes, confronts issues of race and gender. 

Each SFMOMA Artcast brings you illuminating audio and video interviews with artists, curators, and visitors as they respond to the works on view and in the museum's collection.

  • Total running time: 8 min. 40 sec.

  • Featured Artist: Kara Walker
  • SFMOMA Release Date: May 2010